4-22 Roundup: Big night full of wins for area teams


Girls Tennis

Athenians get road win over Mavericks

Crawfordsville girls tennis made the trip to take on McCutcheon on Monday and the Athenians were able to come away with a 4-1 win. At one singles Sam Rohr earned a 6-3, 6-0 win, Reagan Cox at two singles a 6-0, 6-0 victory, and Emily Weliver secured a 6-4, 6-0 win at three singles. Alayna Hall and Isla Steward were 7-5, 6-1 winners at one doubles while the lone Athenian loss came at two doubles from Emma Buser and Amy Weliver as they fell in three sets 5-7, 6-4, 4-6.

Mustangs grind out narrow win

When Fountain Central needed their No. 1 singles player and senior Haley Webb to step up, she answered the call. Monday the Mustangs made the trip to take on Lafayette Central Catholic and with the match hanging in the balance tied at 2-2 and in a winner-take all third set tie-break Webb delivered a 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (5) win over the Knights Caitlin Thompson to seal the Mustang victory. Laney Hoagland was also a winner at three singles for the Mustangs 6-2, 6-2 over Ella Davis and the third win was from the two doubles team of Savannah Bowers and Lilly Peterson who defeated Emily Foerg and Addy Waller 6-3, 7-6 (7).

Elise Webb fell at two singles to the Knights Anna Foerg 3-6, 0-6 and Josie Harshbarger and Hannah Prickett were defeated by Bliss Ulvrey and Ella Henry 2-6, 0-6.

The win for FC improves their record to 5-1 on the season.

Mounties sweep Eagles

Southmont was also on the road on Monday as the Mounties made the trip to South Putnam. South made quick work of the host Eagles and came away with 5-0 sweep. Hanna Long got the win at one singles, Marley Jones two singles, and Kela Johnson at three singles. At one doubles Courtlyn Carpenter and Haylee Hall were winners and Evelyn Zachary and Jozee Jones got the win at two doubles.

Bison sweep Chargers

North Montgomery girls tennis traveled to Benton Central on Monday and fell to the Bison by a score of 5-0. After having Tuesday’s match postponed, against WeBo, the Chargers will host county rival Crawfordsville on Wednesday as the two county schools agreed to move up their game from Friday.


Mounties slug past Trojans

Southmont softball got prepped for county week on Monday by traveling to Covington on Monday and making easy work of the Trojans by a final score of 18-4. Southmont’s offense erupted for seven runs in the seventh inning to pull away for the win.

Jenna Grino paced the Mountie offense who in total had 13 hits. Grino went 4-5 with 5RBI’s Anna Stokes 2-5 with 4 RBI’s, and Kyndale Rice went 3-5 with an RBI. Jayden Dagley, and Catie Himes each had two hits while Kami Dinius, Mallory Mason, and Kenzie Douglas each had one.

Freshman Sammie Crosby got the win on the mound going the distance and allowing nine hits with three of the four runs being earned. She struck out two and only walked one.

Southmont improves to 5-5 on the season as they get ready for county rival Crawfordsville this week.

Chargers fall to Red Ramblers

North Montgomery softball hosted Attica on Monday and were bested by the Red Ramblers by a final score of 13-1 in five innings. The Chargers committed seven errors in the loss as Piper Ramey allowed 10 hits and just four earned runs. She struck out seven and walked four.

Ramey did go 2-3 at the plate and Blair Nichols went 2-2. Ella McManomy, Faith Shirar, and Erica Newkirk all had a hit each. The Chargers fall to 2-8 on the season with the loss and will now play a double-header against Frankfort at North Montgomery on Thursday night.


Chargers win third straight

North Montgomery baseball hosted West Lafayette on Monday and were able to secure a 15-8 win over the Red Devils. The Chargers scored two in the first, six in the second, and added four in the third before adding three in the sixth.

The highlight of the offensive outburst for the Chargers was a two-run homer by Roman Utterback. The homer was the first of the season for the Chargers. Isaiah Hopkins and Corbin Meadows each also had two hits and Gage Edwards went 3-4 with 2RBI’s and scored three runs.

North improves to 7-3 with the win and will host Frankfort on Wednesday before traveling to the Hot Dogs on Thursday.

Bison best Mustangs

Fountain Central baseball traveled to Benton Central on Monday and were defeated by the host Bison by a final score of 13-3 in five innings. BC scored in every inning including four in the second and five in the fourth.

FC scored all three of their runs in the first and brought out the lumber to do so. Owen Acton cranked a two-run homer and the very next batter in Ayden Batchelor followed suit with a solo shot of his own, but FC’s offense would go silent after the loud start.

The Mustangs fall to 5-6 on the season with the loss and will host Covington on Wednesday.

Mounties fall to sectional foe Tiger Cubs

Southmont baseball took on sectional foe Greencastle on Monday at home. While the offensive side of the ball went well for the Mounties, the defense and pitching, which have been issues all season continued to struggle. Greencastle took advantage of nine Southmont errors en route to a 22-6 win.

In the bottom of the second Cale Chadd got a hold of one and sent a three-run blast over the right field fence to give the offense a spark. Dean McGaughey got an RBI single in the fourth and Maxwell Rivers brought home Gunnar Shirk on an RBI ground-out in the fifth.

Mountie pitchers walked nine Tiger Cub hitters as Shirk got the start and in two innings only allowed one hit. Only three of his eight runs were earned as he struck out four and walked six.

The Mounties fall to 0-8 on the season and will host county rival Crawfordsville in a county double-header tomorrow.

Track and Field

Athenians, Chargers, and Mustangs compete in four-team meet

Crawfordsville, North Montgomery, and Fountain Central all met up at Seeger on Monday for a four-team meet. The Athenians ended up taking home first place on both sides as the boys won with 85 points to Seeger’s 65, North Montgomery’s 50 and Fountain Central’s 27. The CHS girls scored 93 points with the Patriots coming in second with 62, Fountain Central third with 42 and the Chargers fourth with 31.

For the boys in the 100 meter dash it was a battle between Crawfordsville’s Tyson Fuller and North’s Owen Utterback but Fuller came away with the first place finish (10.94) and finished just .03 ahead of Utterback’s 10.97. Fuller’s 22.66 in the 200 and 52.71 in the 400 earned him first place finishes as well. FC’s Isaac Gayler came in third in the 200 and second in the 400.

Cville went 1-2 with Josh Inskeep and Max Brumett in the 1600 with Paul Leuking of North taking third, and Hutton Haas taking fourth. Haas went second in the 3200 with FC’s Hayden Kler taking second and North’s Jack Rogers third. Alec Saidian took first in the 110 hurdles and second in the 300 hurdles and first in the discus. North’s 4x100 team took first and Kelby Harwood won the high jump. Maddox Ronco was the winner in the long jump and Wyatt Million won shot put for the Athenians.

For the girls FC’s Brailey Hoagland put on a show. Along with her win in the 100, Hoagland broke the Fountain Central record with her win in the 200 (26.18) and the long jump with a distance of 16’3 which took second.

Cville’s Maesa Horton took second in the 400 with North’s Mady Holt coming in third. Sophia Melevage won the 800 with North’s Katelyn Woolwine winning the 1600. Aubrey Lowe and Guinevere Schmitzer-Torbert went 1-2 in the 100 hurdles with Schmitzer-Torbert taking first in the 300 hurdles. Both Cville 4x100 and 4x400 relays took first with Riley Gardner winning the high jump. Na’arah Byard jumped 16’11 1/4 to win the long jump Jaylin Servies won the shot put for CHS .